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Creme Brulee (Imperial Milk Stout) - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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Creme Brulee (Imperial Milk Stout)Creme Brulee (Imperial Milk Stout)

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3,531 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,531
Reviews: 1,293
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 18.04%
Wants: 239
Gots: 506 | FT: 28
Brewed by:
Southern Tier Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  9.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
The brewer suggests a serving temperature of 42 °F for this beer.

(Beer added by: ph2001 on 07-12-2008)
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Photo of Fatjack

2.55/5  rDev -34.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

The aroma is amazing and the initial taste is sweet/chocolate/vanilla... but then... in the end all I could taste was bitter dark chocolate/burnt malt flavor and it wouldn't go away. That ruined the beer for me... too over the top in the aftertaste to enjoy more than one of these. Mouthfeel was motor oily, very little head in the glass. If burnt coffee taste is your thing then you would love this. But this one is not for me. It does get better by adding a scoop of vanilla ice cream, but it's not enough to save it for me.

Serving type: bottle

07-11-2012 14:33:43 | More by Fatjack
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

07-08-2012 19:34:40 | More by bootsandbeer
Photo of babbules


4.55/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Tried this guy out of a 22oz. bottle I picked up at the local boozery. Very stout-like in its color and pour. It had almost no head at all, and a powerful vanilla smell. The flavor is amazing, but very sweet thanks to a heavy dose of lactose. The only negative thing I can say is that it finishes thick and sticky, and even someone who really likes stouts would have trouble drinking alot of it. Overall, a great dessert beer!

Serving type: bottle

07-08-2012 18:55:28 | More by babbules
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

07-08-2012 14:37:46 | More by BeerForHokie
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

07-08-2012 02:14:09 | More by captainbearcat
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New York

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

07-08-2012 02:02:25 | More by dextermcgurk
Photo of AustinBrooks

1/5  rDev -74.2%

07-07-2012 21:41:24 | More by AustinBrooks
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

07-07-2012 17:53:57 | More by weezarc
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2.75/5  rDev -29.1%

07-07-2012 16:09:47 | More by Stinger80OH
Photo of challenja


5/5  rDev +28.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Served On Tap at Westover Market Arlington, VA

A: Dark black havoc. Zero foam residue. Pure heaven!

S: ohhh my my my. Sweet sweet malt balls, Vanilla sugar cookies, dark roast Costa Rican coffee beans. Caramelized sugar cane.

T: OMG. OMG.. seriously... OMG... Southern Tier are the masters of Dessert beer!!!
Vanilla with caramel swirl ice cream. Toasted Honey bun. Oak Cask. Dark roasted Costa Ricas coffee. Whopping malt balls. Like WHOPPERS candy in a glass!!
The Full creamy dairy milk masks the booze in this utterly delicious brew.

M: Richy creamy medium carbo mouth full. This would be glorious on a nitro tap! Smooth and gum tingling. It really coats the tongue O so well.

O: So amazing. It's so out of this world amazing that it should be held high above all other stouts as WOW... This will knock the socks off anyone who tries it. This is what should be served with my last meal..
Get yours NOW. Today.. Check all beer places. and Buy as many bottles as you can.. Well save some. just get 3.

Serving type: on-tap

07-06-2012 23:07:24 | More by challenja
Photo of GameFreac


4.48/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Fresh batch bottled on June 28th, 2012. 22 oz. bottle split 3 ways with 2 friends.

Appearance: Pours a midnight black with a finger of a brown head.

Smell: Smells like vanilla frosting. No joke.

Taste - Taste is vanilla in your face with slight burned malts, chocolate, and a tinge of alcohol but not even close to being overpowering.

Mouthfeel: Mouthfeel is medium.

Overall: One of the most unique beers I've ever had. Absolutely 1 in a million. Insane. Great beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-06-2012 20:27:46 | More by GameFreac
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

07-06-2012 05:02:34 | More by OldTime
Photo of rodkin

New York

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours black, with a light tan head, spotty lacing. Nice, nothing special.

Smell is delicious. Really strong vanilla, actually kinda smells like a creme brulee. It's not super complex, but it knows what it's going for and gets it right. Vanilla, a bit of caramel, some chocolate. Super decadent, great dessert smell.

Unfortunately, the taste doesn't live up. It really just tastes like fake vanilla. It's got the sweetness which is nice, but it's one dimensional and tastes more like a corn-based vanilla substitute than real vanilla. Pretty disappointing, but not altogether unpleasant.

Mouthfeel is fine. Medium thickness, decent carb. Good, but didn't really stand out.

Overall a fine, if one-dimensional stout. The nose is really the standout part of this drink.

Serving type: bottle

07-06-2012 04:47:42 | More by rodkin
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Yukon (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

07-06-2012 04:08:28 | More by jaminjohnson
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3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

07-06-2012 02:26:23 | More by EyePeeAyBryan
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New Jersey

3/5  rDev -22.7%

07-06-2012 01:42:45 | More by nickfran
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

07-05-2012 23:41:18 | More by Hanzo
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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

07-05-2012 16:20:18 | More by jda007
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4.5/5  rDev +16%

07-04-2012 17:50:09 | More by LouDogg114
Photo of Swim424


3.68/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a rouge pint glass from a bomber.

A-pours a the color of true dark chocolate with a milky chocolate film covering the top. not much head.

S-wow. Smells like a mom and pop coffee shop. delicious. lots of vanilla filled with nice bits of coffee, chocolate and caramel pleasing the nose as well.

T-an overpowering amount of vanilla smacks your tongue immediately upon entering the mouth shocking your tongue. As soon as the immediate rush is over a hard amount of espresso smacks your tongue. As it slides down your throat you get a blast of 100% cocoa bittering your tongue hard.

MF- a bit thinner than I expected. Definitely boozy. a bit creamy.

O-This is a pretty good beer. Very powerful. This was a total shock to my nose and mouth. But it is nicely sweet. The alcohol is very noticeable on the finish.

Serving type: bottle

07-04-2012 06:03:38 | More by Swim424
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4.75/5  rDev +22.4%

07-03-2012 12:54:01 | More by buiter
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North Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.1%

07-02-2012 17:52:36 | More by therope
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

06-30-2012 23:24:25 | More by jbaker67
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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

06-30-2012 23:00:58 | More by mhaugo
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New Hampshire

2.5/5  rDev -35.6%

06-30-2012 20:16:58 | More by NHSTEVE
Creme Brulee (Imperial Milk Stout) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
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